Produced by Ken Fuller, Wayne Hall and Jeffrey Crecelius
This week Mark and I consider why Yes wanted Swiss keyboardist Patrick Moraz to join them after the departure of Rick Wakeman. We discuss the bands which Moraz played in and the route he took to arrive with Yes which, as you might imagine, wasn’t straightforward! It eventually led to his band, Refugee so we will be spending next week listening to their self-titled album in order to give you our thoughts on that record. Sounds like it’s going to be fun.
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- What characteristics did Patrick have that Yes wanted?
- What was Moraz up to before joining Yes?
- Why didn’t they go for Vangelis?
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- Ken Fuller
- Jeffrey Crecelius and
- Wayne Hall
|Mark James Lang
|Mark ‘Zarkol’ Baggs
|Guy R DeRome
|Hogne Bø Pettersen
Robert and David
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The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes concerts. My theme music is not take from a live concert – I put it together from: archive.org